Post-operative solutions

An essential part of recovery

For your post-operative patients, this could mean starting to move again. For you, it means finding a way to balance a range of concerns like your patients' pain, mobility and overall satisfaction – as well as preventing infection. With so many demands to meet, your surgical wound dressing is no place to compromise. 

Choosing the right post-op surgical dressings contribute to positive outcomes, including in helping prevent SSIs, supporting early mobility and managing the total cost of care.

Preventing post operative blistering

Preventing post operative blistering is a multi faceted issue which includes - correct dressing choice - correct application procedures - limiting removal episodes...

Demands on a surgical dressing

Surgical dressings can play an important role in the progression of the surgical wound, providing an optimal environment to promote healing and manage pain. The surgical dressing faces many demands...

Preventing SSIs

Dressing changes and skin damage increase the risk of infection. Up to 41 percent of orthopaedic patients suffer from post-operative blistering...

Supporting patient mobility

To help reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), patients should be mobilized as soon as possible. Up to 84 percent of knee replacement patients are at risk of DVT...

Managing costs

Complications from surgery drive up healthcare costs. There is a EUR 6.432 average increase in healthcare costs if a patient acquires an SSI...

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Mepilex® Border Post-Op

Mepilex® Border Post-Op

Mepilex® Border Post-Op is an all-in-one post-op dressing that effectively absorbs and retains blood and surgical exudates. It is intended for acute wounds, such as surgical wounds, cuts and abrasions. It is optimized for post-op use and blood absorption....

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